Campus Technology Centers Receive $2 Million

Campus Technology Centers Receive $2 Million

January 15, 2013

Ten core facilities on campus have been selected to receive a collective $2 million in funds from the Chancellor’s office to expand and improve access to transformative research technologies across UCSF. 

 

 

Drug-Resistant Melanoma Tumors Shrink When Therapy Is Interrupted

Drug-Resistant Melanoma Tumors Shrink When Therapy Is Interrupted

January 9, 2013

Researchers in California and Switzerland have discovered that melanomas that develop resistance to the anti-cancer drug vemurafenib (marketed as Zelboraf), also develop addiction to the drug, an observation that may have important implications for the lives of patients with late-stage disease.

 
UCSF Helen Diller Cancer Center Awarded $36 Million Grant

UCSF Helen Diller Cancer Center Awarded $36 Million Grant

January 7, 2013

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center a $36 million grant to support cutting-edge research programs and clinical trials over five years.

How Prostate Cancer Therapies Compare by Cost and Effectiveness

How Prostate Cancer Therapies Compare by Cost and Effectiveness

January 4, 2013

The most comprehensive retrospective study ever conducted comparing how the major types of prostate cancer treatments stack up to each other in terms of saving lives and cost effectiveness is reported this week by a team of researchers at UCSF.

UCSF Researchers Collaborate to Translate Discoveries into New Solutions for Advancing Health

UCSF Researchers Collaborate to Translate Discoveries into New Solutions for Advancing Health

December 20, 2012

UCSF is a health-sciences research powerhouse – a premier academic medical center that values not only the physician who designs clinical trial protocols for promising experimental drugs, but also the talented lab scientist who unearths nature’s secrets on the molecular and cellular levels.

Extending Thanks to Our Donors

Extending Thanks to Our Donors

December 19, 2012

As the year comes to a close, HDFCCC director Frank McCormick extends a thank you to our donors for a year of philanthropy.